Tonight's the "Big Night" of the 59th Annual Roy LeBlanc Invitational Rodeo. Everyone is invited, it's going to be a big show!
The Rodeo start again tonight at 8:00 p.m. at the Bob Arington Rodeo Arena Hwy 75 and Loop 56. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children.
Events will include Bull Riding, Calf Roping, Steer Wrestling, Pony Express, Ladies Steer Undecorating, Ladies Barrel Racing, Wild Horse Race, Jr. Barrels (12 & Under) Age as of Day of Rodeo, Jr. Breakaway (15 & Under) Age as of Day of Rodeo.
Come on out!
Take a look at the rodeo highlights from today:
Photos by Paul Orosco ONN Chief Photographer
Okmulgee Service League is currently accepting letters from local organizations to be considered as recipients for OSL's 2015 major fundraiser.
All letters need to be addressed to: OSL Fundraising Chair Michelle Clevenger and received prior to Thursday, Sept. 4.
Please send letters to:
Okmulgee Service League
PO Box 913, Okmulgee, OK
All requests will be reviewed with consideration.
The Okmulgee Plantation House Senior Star employees invites everyone to have coffee on them! Thursday morning from 6 a.m to 10 a.m. in order raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's.
Look for the huge coffee cup at their location at 1001 South Belmont Ave in Okmulgee.
They will be serving fresh Coffee and asking for donations for this wonderful cause.
For more information call 918-716-9684.
Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other intellectual abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life. Alzheimer's disease accounts for 60 to 80 percent of dementia cases.
Plantation House Senior Star employees are dedicated to the Alzheimer's Cause which has led them to a new and deeper commitment to taking action. This year, Senior Star officially made the Alzheimer's Cause a company-wide business priority.
Every Senior Star employee has the opportunity to engage in grassroots volunteerism to educate and inspire those they touch in their everyday lives- residents, family members, friends and business partners alike. Alzheimer's disease affects people in every one of their retirement communities. They are unrelenting in their devotion to help these families and find a cure to this devastating disease.
Morris Community Action will hold "Stuff the Bus" beginning August 15 and running that Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. This is a time when the community can join in and help students in need with back to school supplies.
Supplies can be dropped off at the Morris State Bank or you can drop off at a local business.
Boxes of Kleenex
16 count Crayola crayons and 24 count crayons
10 count Crayola markers (classic colors)
Bottle of Elmer’s glue
Play-Doh brand Play-Doh (4 pack)
Pocket folders w/fasteners
Clear backpack (regular size with name on backpack)
Pkg. baby wipes
Kindercare mat – Plastic Wipe-off (red/blue color) with name
Box of Crayola water colors
Box sandwich size baggies
Box gallon and quart size baggies
Bottle of table cleaner
Bottle of glitter – any color
Can of Lysol
Bottle of Hand Sanitzer
Pair Fiskar scissors
Box of 12 count Ticonderoga #2 pencils - sharpened
Box 10 count standard markers
8 washable markers
Pkg of thin/fine tip markers
Plactic Pocket Folder - No Fasteners
Box of 12 pencils - plain yellow
Folders with pockets
Spiral notebook (1 subject) NO RING NOTEBOOKS PLEASE
Small 5X8 plastic school box
Box of colored pencils
Pkg wide ruled loose leaf notebook paper
Ream of plain copier paper
Red lead pencils
Bottle of Germ-X
Pocket folders with brads
Pkg Black dry erase markers
3 ring binder (Zipper binder works best)
Earbuds/Headphones of laptop computer
Plus Individual beef jerky sticks, pudding cups, fruit cups and juice boxes.
The Okmulgee Main Street and the Okmulgee Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring a "Keep Okmulgee Beautiful Day April 26, beginning at 8 a.m.
The event is entirely reliant on volunteers that are needed to canvas the Okmulgee downtown district for this group effort clean up.
Downtown Okmulgee is evolving and growth is coming, the community is needed to help maintain the revitalization that has been achieved so far by keeping it clean and beautiful. With the help of citizens, businesses owners, churches and organizations, together Okmulgee can make our city look its best. Groups are encouraged!
Bring your brooms, dustpans, garden gloves and shovels and help us get our downtown in tip-top shape! Volunteer a few hours to clean debris off Okmulgee's streets and walkways. Coffee and Donuts will be served for breakfast to volunteers.
This may be your time to step up, recruit more volunteers and make Okmulgee a more beautiful place to live, work and play.
So, please join the Downtown Cleanup crew and take pride in your community. To volunteer or for more information, please contact the Chamber or Main Street at these numbers: 918.758.1015 or 918.756.6172
Thanks to those who inspire make downtown shine!
Blake Bolerjack will be in concert at the First Baptist Okmulgee tomorrow morning. Due to the weather situation the evening concert that was planned has been cancelled. However, the full concert will be during the morning service at 10:30 a.m.
Everyone is invited to come and enjoy this FREE concert and you will be blessed. Blake sings a mixture of Southern Gospel favorites, inspiration and Christian Contemporary styles. He may also share his testimony. For more info on this concert, you may check out blakebolerjack.com.
Okmulgee , Okla. – Okmulgee County Emergency Management invites Amateur Radio Operators (HAM Radio Operators) to gather at the at the County EOC on Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 10:00 am.
Emergency Management recognizes the service and value radio amateurs provide to their communities by assisting in times of need.
Several Amateur Radio Operators already lend a hand to emergency management today, serving as storm spotters and emergency communicators.
This meeting is in partnership with Amateur Radio Emergency Service-Oklahoma, SKYWARN, and Okmulgee County Emergency Management.
HAM Radio Operators interested in helping in times of need are invited to the Okmulgee County Emergency Operation Center at 10:00 am Saturday morning. Coffee and donuts will be served at this brief meeting, which will include a tour of the EOC and the communications room – which is equipped with state of the art amateur radio equipment.
The Okmulgee County Emergency Operation Center is located
110 N. Alabama, Okmulgee , Ok, 918-759-9984
(which is one block north of Sixth Ave. and to the west-end of downtown Okmulgee )